Wildlife and Conservation Management

Wildlife and Conservation Management
Wildlife and Conservation Management

Subject Area Overview

By studying at Hadlow College, you can become part of an industry which is focused on the conservation and restoration of British wildlife, its habitats and the surrounding countryside.

Our wildlife and conservation courses, which includes Landscape Management and countryside management, use our 1,000 acre estate to give you the real-life practical skills you will need, providing you with the ability to identify a range of plants and animals as well as an understanding of how to maintain the balance between protecting endangered species and opening up the countryside for access by the general public.

Ultimately, upon finishing your course at Hadlow College, your career could include a range of different opportunities, working for organisations as varied as private estates through to local government, charities and the voluntary sector e.g. Rangers, ecological consultants field surveying and estate manager.

Hadlow was the ideal choice for me. Its location is perfect and because some other members of my family also studied here, I already knew that its reputation and quality of courses was good. I'm really enjoying the course. It's quite varied with a lot of practical work as well as some classroom-based theory. It has given me a real insight into conservation and wildlife ecology, as well as a large range of skills which I can take with me once I finish. The other great thing is that there are lots of job opportunities within these industries at the moment so I know the skills I'm learning will be really helpful in making me stand out when I do look for a job. Once I've finished the course I would like to carry on and gain a degree in this area. The course has really opened my eyes to the possibilities that exist and I'm excited to be part of it.

Heather Olley

Latest News

Thousands Attend Hadlow College Lambing Weekend for Ewe-nique Opportunity to Welcome in the Spring

This year’s Lambing Weekend, our flagship event heralding the start of Spring, saw us welcome 13,000 visitors to our site at Faulkner’s Farm on the 11th and 12th March. Running for 25 years now, the event continues to expand, with this year featuring more exciting family activities and food stalls showcasing the best of our local produce than ever before

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Visit the newborn lambs at Hadlow College’s Lambing Weekend 2017!

Posted on 20th February 2017 in

On 11th and 12th March 2017, visitors to Hadlow College will be able to visit our lambing ewes and their newborn lambs. There will be lots of other fun-filled activities to enjoy for all the family!

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Events

Equine Combined Training

Event date 26th March 2017 at 12:00am
Equine Management, Events

Ben Hobday Lecture Demonstration

Hadlow Campus

Event date 29th March 2017 at 6:30pm